Art has no limits. People are able to take simple things and make art out of it. Take the example of Andoni Bastarrika that makes art out of the sand. Most people are glad when they make a sandcastle but this is not the case for this guy. His works of art are much more complex than that and he gets his inspiration from nature. He is constantly making animal figures out of the sand and the result is totally amazing.
Bastarrika said that his masterful excursion with sand started in the late spring of 2010 on a seashore with his two young ladies. The principal mold he made was, in reality, a little mermaid. Taking a shot at it permitted him to find what he calls his blessing – the ‘ease' of his hands. “They recognized what they were doing,” Bastarrika disclosed to Bored Panda. “I dedicated myself to building up this blessing and have gone through the most recent 10 years doing only that.
“The sand entrances me on the grounds that regardless of what you look like at it, it will consistently show you things in the event that you are happy to learn,” he composed on his Facebook account. “So as to make a figure, an unfathomable number of sand particles partake, embracing each other firmly through dampness, with the goal that somebody could display their association. Also, when the craftsman ventures back, its piece will stay helpless before nature, implying that at some point or another the breeze will evaporate them and discharge every molecule, gradually expending all the uniqueness and legitimacy.”
As per Bastarrika, in spite of the fact that there are a thousand reasons why he's pulled in to sand, this one is most likely the primary one. Indeed, he even feels that we people should act this way. “To make a delightful world, we should all hold onto each other similarly as firmly.”
“There are a ton of reasons why I like to make creature designs also, yet one is the way that creatures are free spirits,” Bastarrika clarified, including that creatures are remarkable and wonderful as well as bearers of extraordinary knowledge too. “People can reflect and gain from them.”
“At that point, there's simply the bareness they bring to this world during childbirth which they keep until their demise. That bareness – in any event to me – represents opportunity, the basic fixing to having the option to really live. People ‘overdress' to get by from multiple points of view. I have never made nor will I make a creature with a neckband or chains. I like to grasp their opportunity, force, and insight through magnificence instead of a type of torment.”
The genuine creation process goes something like this: Bastarrika accumulates soggy sand and starts molding it, attempting to discover its appearance, the development that will breath life into it. In the wake of discovering it, he utilizes a honed stick and a quill to extend that articulation and to transmit life into it. He additionally now and then uses different materials like cinders, coal powder, dirt powder, stone powder of various hues, glass shards, etc.
“The time it takes to make one piece to a great extent relies upon its size,” Bastarrika clarified. “The elephant, for instance, took me 2 days, while the pony and the buffalo took 12 hours each. The pooches, which were littler, required around 6 to 8 hours.”